The Cadmus Group

  • Research Analyst, Drinking Water Information Systems

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington, Virginia | US-MA-Waltham
    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/1/2018 2:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Research Analyst
  • Overview

    The Cadmus Group LLC is seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in environmental planning, data science, environmental policy, water resources, or closely related fields. Our work primarily supports contracts with government clients in the areas of drinking water, water quality, and climate science.

    The successful candidate will have a record of academic and professional excellence and a clearly demonstrated work ethic. If you are interested in applying for this position, you should be highly motivated, able to work collaboratively and independently, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple ongoing tasks. You should also possess exceptional analytical and oral and written communication skills, enabling you to support Cadmus’ mission to successfully meet clients’ needs. Cadmus emphasizes working effectively in a team environment with a commitment to the highest standards of excellence. Example projects may include data mapping; analyzing drinking water sample analytical results data; summarizing requirements for implementing drinking water regulations; developing standard operating procedures for primacy agency Safe Drinking Water Act implementation; working with laboratories to implement electronic reporting.


    • Database administration including routine maintenance, trouble-shooting, tuning, backup, etc.
    • Data mapping including extract, transform, and load tasks supporting data migration from legacy information systems
    • Data preparation, analyses and interpretation supporting environmental, water resources, and energy efficiency projects
    • Data extraction and organization from a variety of sources, including spreadsheets, databases, APIs, or web services
    • Oral and written communication including writing and editing case studies, presentations, and detailed and summary reports targeting technical and non-technical audiences
    • Support multiple projects and project managers with shifting project needs and deadlines
    • Logistical and administrative support for Cadmus project teams including client preparing and reviewing project reports
    • Other duties as assigned


    Required Qualifications

    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (written and oral)
    • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff and clients
    • Working knowledge of Business Analyst tasks and the ability help clients translate business needs into business requirements
    • Classwork or professional experience with large environmental data sets including sample analytical results, compliance monitoring data, water system infrastructure data, and Safe Drinking Water Act compliance data
    • Knowledge of one or more database applications (Access, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.), basic SQL, and Visual Basic for Applications
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Strong organizational abilities, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and ability to work independently with guidance
    • Applied experience with quantitative research activities in an academic or professional setting
    • One to three years’ work experience in relevant field
    • BS/BA in relevant field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act, drinking water contaminants, and compliance determination or classwork or professional experience with EPA regulatory programs
    • Knowledge of EPA Applications that support the Safe Drinking Water Act including SDWIS/State, SDWIS/Fed, Enforcement Targeting Tool
    • Knowledge of EPA’s Central Data Exchange and Shared CROMERR Services
    • Knowledge of multiple programming languages or git version control a plus
    • Apache Tomcat Administration skills are helpful but not required
    • Oracle or SQL Server Database Administration skills
    • Experience in professional/consulting business environment or Master’s degree in relevant field helpful but not required
    • Proficiency in R or other data analysis programming such as Python


    Additional Information

    This position may be located in Waltham, MA or Arlington, VA. Some domestic travel may be required

    Cadmus is an employee-owned company. We offer a competitive benefits program designed to give eligible employees a comprehensive total compensation package. Our benefits include:

    • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
    • Paid vacation, holiday, and sick time
    • A 401(k) retirement plan and an employee stock ownership plan
    • Tuition assistance, personal development reimbursement, and public transportation subsidy

    To apply, please submit Cover Letter, Resume and Writing Sample.
    Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran’s status, or disability.

    Learn more about Cadmus by visiting our website at:


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